I will resume search for oil along the Lake Chad Basin – Buhari

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President-elect, Gen Muhammadu Buhari says he
will resume vigorous search for oil along the
Chad Basin in parts of Borno State and other
parts of the Northeast region once he is sworn in
as President come May 29th. According to KSM
news, Buhari said this while receiving Borno
state Governor Kashim Shettima and Traditional
Rulers and Elders from Borno state who came to
Kaduna to pay him a congratulatory visit on
Sunday April 19th. More pics after the cut…
KSM news reports (the official news agency for
Borno governor) that Gen Buhari in his address
to the people promised to work to restore peace
in the Northeast region by according top priority
to ending the activities of Boko Haram. He
promised to work in collaboration with the
government of Chad, Cameroon and Niger to
curtail the trans border movement of Boko
Haram insurgents, cut supply of arms as well as
cut the recruitment and training of fresh recruits.
On Agriculture, the president-elect said the
receding of Lake Chad will be addressed through
the transfer of water from the Central African
Republic to the lake to boost its commercial
activities for fishing and irrigation farming.
He recalled that he once read a document raising
fears about receding of the Lake Chad which he
handed over to former President Olusegun
Obasanjo but now that he would be coming as
President, he will handle the matter.

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